Brady rallies Pats by Texans in the final seconds

Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks, right, drags his toes as he makes the game-winning catch in the end zone for a touchdown in front of Texans safety Corey Moore, left, during Sunday's game at Foxborough, Mass. The Patriots won 36-33. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Tom Brady connected with Brandin Cooks for a 25-yard touchdown pass with 23 seconds left, his fifth TD throw of the game, and the New England Patriots rallied to beat the Houston Texans 36-33 on Sunday.

NFL roundup

Jets running back Bilal Powell celebrates after rushing for a touchdown in the second half of Sunday's game against the Dolphins at East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Josh McCown threw a 69-yard touchdown pass to Robby Anderson, Bilal Powell ran for a score, and the Jets' defense frustrated Jay Cutler and the Miami Dolphins in a 20-6 victory Sunday in New York's home opener.

Kyle Busch gets NASCAR playoff win in New Hampshire

Kyle Busch smiles and holds up a giant lobster after winning the NASCAR Cup race on Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Kyle Busch earned a berth in the second round of NASCAR's playoffs with a dominant victory Sunday at New Hampshire Motorspeedway.

Sparks hang on to win Game 1 of WNBA Finals

Sparks center Candace Parker (3) celebrates with Nneka Ogwumike (30) after their team won 85-84 in Game 1 in the WNBA Finals against the Lynx on Sunday at Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Chelsea Gray got a sliver of daylight and let a 14-foot jumper fly — Game 1 of the WNBA Finals and what would have been a dubious piece of history for the Los Angeles Sparks hanging in the balance.

Elliott's 61-yard field goal lifts Eagles over Giants, 27-24

Eagles kicker Jake Elliott celebrates after making a 61-yard game-winning field goal during Sunday's game against the Giants at Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 27-24. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Jake Elliott kicked a 61-yard field goal as the clock expired to lift the Philadelphia Eagles to a 27-24 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.

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Bagos goes back to his past as the Vikings take to the ground

East Lyme had a 99-yard drive to score its first touchdown in Friday's 28-6 win over Stonington.

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Scherzer, Nationals edge Mets 3-2 to clinch NLDS home field

Mets shortstop Amed Rosario (1) loses the ball as Michael Taylor of the Nationals (3) slides safely into second on a stolen base during the fifth inning of Sunday's game at New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Max Scherzer struck out 10 and outpitched Jacob deGrom in a matchup of aces, and the Washington Nationals edged the New York Mets 3-2 on Sunday to clinch home-field advantage in the NL Division Series.

Red Sox beat Reds 5-4, reduce AL East magic number to 3

Mookie Betts of the Red Sox reacts after hitting the game-tying three-run double in the eighth inning of Sunday's game against the Reds at Cincinnati. The Red Sox won 5-4. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Mookie Betts doubled with the bases loaded to tie it in the eighth inning and dashed home from second base on an infield single, rallying the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory Sunday over the Cincinnati Reds that moved them closer to the AL East title.

Blue Jays beat Yanks 9-5

Aaron Judge of the Yankees hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of Sunday's game against the Blue Jays at Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jose Bautista had two hits and a walk in what was likely his final home game with the Toronto Blue Jays, leaving to a standing ovation during the ninth inning of a 9-5 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday.

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Giants ignoring the boos and naysayers after 0-2 start

Detroit' s Ameer Abdullah rushes during the first half of Monday's game against the Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. The Lions won, 24-10. (Julio Cortez/AP Photo)

Halfway through their home opener, the New York Giants left the field to a cascade of boos

Pats look to get healthier as they host Texans

New England's Tom Brady performs field drills during Wednesday's pratcice in Foxborough, Mass. (Steven Senne/AP Photo)

The New England Patriots appear to be getting healthier as they head toward Sunday's home game against the Houston Texans

Jets' acting owner says team 'definitely not' tanking season

Christopher Johnson is shown during a Jets training camp on Aug. 2, 2011 in Florham Park, N.J. Johnson, the Jets acting owner, insists the team is “definitely not” tanking this season, despite outside talk that they might be sacrificing victories for better chances at the No. 1 overall draft pick next year. Johnson spoke to reporters for the first time Wednesday. (Julio Cortez/AP Photo)

New York Jets acting owner Christopher Johnson insists the team is "definitely not" tanking this season

Seferian-Jenkins hopes to help Jets' O with suspension over

Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins runs with the ball as Philadelphia's linebacker Don Cherry chases after him during the first half of a Aug. 31 preseason game in East Rutherford, N.J. Seferian-Jenkins spent the past two Sundays holed up alone in his home while watching his Jets play on TV, eager to be out there again with his teammates. With his two-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy over, the tight end could get that chance against Miami on Sunday. (Bill Kostroun/AP Photo)

Austin Seferian-Jenkins is eager to return to the playing field with the New York Jets after serving a two-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy

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Sparks hang on to win Game 1 of WNBA Finals

Sparks center Candace Parker (3) celebrates with Nneka Ogwumike (30) after their team won 85-84 in Game 1 in the WNBA Finals against the Lynx on Sunday at Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Chelsea Gray got a sliver of daylight and let a 14-foot jumper fly — Game 1 of the WNBA Finals and what would have been a dubious piece of history for the Los Angeles Sparks hanging in the balance.

Source: Knicks agree to trade Anthony to Thunder

The Knicks agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City on Saturday, saving themselves a potentially awkward reunion next week with the player they'd been trying to deal since last season.

WNBA playoffs roundup

Candace Parker of the Sparks (3) is fouled by Stephanie Talbot of the Mercury (8) during Sunday's WNBA playoff game at Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The Minnesota Lynx are back in the WNBA Finals after completing a semifinal sweep of the Washington Mystics on Sunday.

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US, Canada preparing for NHL-less Olympics very differently

Former Vancouver head coach Willie Desjardins, who will be Team Canada's head coach for the 2017-2018 season, speaks at a July 25 news conference in Calgary, Alberta. The United States and Canada are taking drastically different approaches in the lead-up to the 2018 Olympics without NHL players. Hockey Canada hired a full-time coach and has already begun playing exhibitions with five tournaments on the docket before February, while USA Hockey picked a college coach with an everyday job and figures less is more with pre-Olympic completion. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press)

The United States and Canada are preparing for the 2018 Winter Olympics without NHL players very differently

Signings, trades shift balance of power across the NHL

Washington's Karl Alzner skates during the first period of a March 31 game against the Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz. Montreal signed Alzner to a $23.125 million five-year deal on Saturday.  (Ross D. Franklin/AP Photo)

The Capitals could take a step back and the Rangers and Stars improve as signings and trades have shifted the balance of power across the NHL

On Day 11, hockey players break record for longest game

After gathering to celebrate around their own goal, Team White players head to center ice to shake hands with their Blue Team counterparts at Buffalo's downtown HarborCenter on Monday morning after playing for more than 250 hours to set the world record for the longest continuous hockey game. (John Wawrow/AP Photo)

Buffalo's hockey marathoners have overcome injuries, illness, fatigue and countless blisters to unofficially set the record for the longest continuous game

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Sun extend Miller's coaching, GM contract through 2021

Curt Miller, who guided the Connecticut Sun to their first WNBA playoff berth since 2012, was awarded a contract extension by the franchise on Tuesday as head coach and general manager through 2021. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Connecticut Sun announced Tuesday that head coach and general manager Curt Miller has been signed to a contract extension through the 2021 season.

The Sun began to shine a year early

Connecticut Sun coach and general manager Curt Miller, who expected his young team to turn the corner in 2018, was pleasantly surprised by the Sun’s playoff run in 2017. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Connecticut Sun occupy a more comfortable seat this year, certainly more cushy compared to this time in 2016.

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Scherzer, Nationals edge Mets 3-2 to clinch NLDS home field

Mets shortstop Amed Rosario (1) loses the ball as Michael Taylor of the Nationals (3) slides safely into second on a stolen base during the fifth inning of Sunday's game at New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Max Scherzer struck out 10 and outpitched Jacob deGrom in a matchup of aces, and the Washington Nationals edged the New York Mets 3-2 on Sunday to clinch home-field advantage in the NL Division Series.

Red Sox beat Reds 5-4, reduce AL East magic number to 3

Mookie Betts of the Red Sox reacts after hitting the game-tying three-run double in the eighth inning of Sunday's game against the Reds at Cincinnati. The Red Sox won 5-4. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Mookie Betts doubled with the bases loaded to tie it in the eighth inning and dashed home from second base on an infield single, rallying the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory Sunday over the Cincinnati Reds that moved them closer to the AL East title.

Blue Jays beat Yanks 9-5

Aaron Judge of the Yankees hits a two-run home run during the seventh inning of Sunday's game against the Blue Jays at Toronto. (Jon Blacker/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jose Bautista had two hits and a walk in what was likely his final home game with the Toronto Blue Jays, leaving to a standing ovation during the ninth inning of a 9-5 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday.

Schauffele wins Tour Championship, Thomas takes FedEx Cup

Xander Schauffele reacts after making a birdie putt on the 18th hole to win the Tour Championship on Sunday at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Xander Schauffele ended his rookie season by winning the Tour Championship. Justin Thomas ended the best season with the FedEx Cup.

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